Probiotics, Prebiotics & Postbiotics

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Industry responds to Zoe science-backed supplement launch

By Olivia Haslam

Gut health-focused tech firm Zoe has launched its first own brand whole-food supplement designed to be sprinkled on meals to provide a microbiome diversity boost, utilizing an (as yet) unpublished RCT to help market its benefits.

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Spore-forming probiotic may ease URTI symptoms

By Stephen Daniells

Supplementation with a sport forming probiotic may activate the immune system to help suppress symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), says a new study from Japan.

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ISAPP to host next public scientific meeting

By Olivia Haslam

The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) annual scientific meeting is opening to members of the press and public next week.

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Probiotic blend reduces body fat, BMI: Study

By Olivia Haslam

A probiotic blend consisting of Lacticaseibacillus paracasei BEPC22 and Lactiplantibacillus plantarum BELP53 has been found to reduce body fat percentage, weight and BMI in a new placebo-controlled trial.

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Synbiotics may help regulate lipid metabolism: Study

By Olivia DeSmit

The use of a synbiotic supplement helped to modulate miRNA expression and therefore lipid metabolism, according to a recent study. This modulation was observed in participants suffering from dyslipidemia, a metabolic disorder with abnormal blood lipid...

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Probiotic may improve sleep: Study

By Olivia DeSmit

Consuming the probiotic Bifidobacterium adolescentis SBT2786 increased sleep duration and reduced fatigue, according to a study, which also reported associations with an improvement in sleepiness upon waking and feelings of being well-rested during the...

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Vitafoods: Sleep takes center stage

By Nikki Hancocks

Mind health, specifically sleep, was a buzz word across the Vitafoods show last week, with market analysts discussing its popularity and suppliers delivering their solutions.